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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of parent to adolescent discussion on SRH issues in Sawla town, Southern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Parent–adolescent discussion on sexual and reproductive health issues and its associated factors among parents in Sawla town, Gofa zone, Ethiopia

Variables Category Parent–adolescent SRH discussion Crude odds ratio (COR)
(95%CI)
p-value
Yes (%) No (%)
Religion Christian 137 (26.3) 384 (73.7) 1  
Muslim 31 (23.5) 101 (76.5) 0.88 (0.56, 1.38) 0.059
Marital status Married 152 (26.2) 429 (73.8) 1  
Divorced 6 (13.6) 38 (86.4) 0.39 (0.19, 0.78) 0.001
Single 2 (20.0) 8 (80.0) 0.49 (0.24, 0.99) 0.002
Widowed 8 (44.4) 10 (55.6) 1 (0.38, 1.62)  
Educational level No formal education 7 (4.6) 146 (95.4) 1  
Primary school 12 (12.1) 87 (87.9) 3.26 (1.24, 8.53) 0.002
Secondary school 51 (39.5) 78 (60.5) 11.373 (5.00, 25.86)  < 0.001
Diploma and above 98 (36.0) 174 (64.0) 29 (17.25, 52.96) 0.043
Occupation Daily laborer 5 (4.2) 114 (95.8) 1  
Civil servant 76 (33.5) 151 (66.5) 22.30 (8.50, 58.40) 0.001
Private sector employee 56 (51.9) 52 (48.1) 5.16 (2.00, 13.33)  < 0.001
Merchant 31 (15.6) 168 (84.4) 3.74 (1.40, 9.97) 0.002
Monthly income  < 1000 6 (24.0) 19 (76.0) 1  
1000–2000 44 (30.3) 101 (69.7) 2.07 (1.16, 3.69) 0.023
 > 2000 118 (24.4) 365 (75.6) 7.35 (4.29, 12.62) 0.003
Knowledge about SRH Poor 20 (11.1) 160 (88.9) 1  
Good 148 (31.3) 325 (68.7) 3.64 (2.20, 6.03) 0.002
Attitude about SRH Negative 6 (8.5) 65 (91.5) 1  
Positive 162 (27.8) 420 (72.2) 4.18 (1.78, 9.83) 0.015